UNFPA Award: Inviting Nomination of Individuals, Institutions or Organisations

Deadline: 16 November 2018 Nominations are now open for the UNFPA Award to acknowledge the commendable efforts undertaken in BiH that challenge dominant social stereotypes, deconstructing prejudices against marginalized groups or for significant contribution in advancing rights of people in one of the four key UNFPA priority areas. Priority Areas Sexual and reproductive health; Adolescents and youth (sexual and reproductive health); Gender equality and women’s empowerment with … [Read more...]

TIAW: Seeking Nominations for 2018 World of Difference Awards

Deadline: 1 November 2018 The International Alliance for Women (TIAW) is seeking nominations for 2018 World of Difference Awards to recognize women, and men, whose efforts have advanced the economic empowerment of women locally, regionally or worldwide. Whether the candidate is working on a small scale in the developing world or making an impact at the topic of the world’s biggest businesses, whether your candidate is well known or an unsung heroine or hero, they want you to tell them the … [Read more...]

Apply for Google Impact Challenge: Empowering Nigerians to Drive Community Impact!

Deadline: 4 July 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the Google Impact Challenge Nigeria to support nonprofits and social enterprises with game-changing ideas to create economic opportunity in their communities. The Challenge asks local innovators how they would make their community–and beyond–an even better place. The public and a panel of local Judges vote for the ideas with the most potential, and Google.org pairs each winner with a package of strategic support, funding and Google … [Read more...]

Google Impact Challenge South Africa: Empowering South Africans to Drive Community Impact

Deadline: 4 July 2018 Applications are now open for the Google Impact Challenge South Africa in order to support nonprofits and social enterprises with game-changing ideas to create economic opportunity in their communities. Organizations apply with their most innovative proposals. Finalists get access to Google.org funding, mentorship and resources. Google and their partners will review applications and select 12 finalists. From the 12 finalists, the public will have three weeks to vote for … [Read more...]

The Most Promising Programme Award: Complementing the Efforts of International Communities and Governments in India

Deadline: 10 June 2018 Nominations are open for "The Most Promising Programme Award" which is a CauseBecause initiative to recognize and felicitate programmes that are complementing the efforts of international communities and governments to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The idea is to encourage and motivate non-profits to align their programmes’ objectives with the SDGs as also to create impacting models that can be adopted or replicated for a larger impact. Starting with … [Read more...]

WANGO Awards Program: Honoring Non-Governmental Organizations

Deadline: 15 July 2018 The World Association of Non-Governmental Organizations (WANGO) is seeking nominations for WANGO Awards Program to honor non-governmental organizations from throughout the world that demonstrate extraordinary effort, innovation, leadership, and excellence in providing service to humanity. WANGO not only recognizes prominent international NGOs, but also the smaller, lesser-known NGOs in the least developed countries, whose exemplary service and success may have gone … [Read more...]

Call for Submissions: 4th Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation

Deadline: 31 May 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for 4th Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation (Guangzhou Award), a platform for the sharing and exchange of successful innovative practices. The Guangzhou Award supports the implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and New Urban Agenda (NUA), contributing to the creation of inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable cities and human settlements. The Guangzhou Award is co-sponsored by United Cities and Local … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Human Rights Defenders Awards 2018!

Deadline: 15 July 2018 The Working Group on Human Rights Defenders in Kenya, which brings together CSOs and development partners concerned with the protection of HRDs, is organizing the third edition of the HRD Awards on the 30th of November 2018. The aim of the ceremony is to honour and publicly recognize the important work of HRDs in Kenya, by giving out awards to men and women who have demonstrated courage and impact in the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations: Vigor Awards International 2018

Deadline (For the Toronto event): 1 August 2018 Nominations are open for Vigor Awards International 2018 to celebrate, honour, and acknowledge individuals who have made impact in the world by bringing positive changes to, improving, encouraging or empowering other people’s lives. Vigor Awards International seeks to honor those who ordinarily would not receive recognition or be publicly appreciated for their selfless efforts to enhance the lives of people around them, through their unrewarded … [Read more...]

Winners of 2018 EU Prize for Cultural Heritage/ Europa Nostra Awards Announced

European Commission and Europa Nostra has announced the winners of the 2018 EU Prize for Cultural Heritage/ Europa Nostra Awards. The 29 laureates from 17 countries have been recognised for their impressive accomplishments in conservation, research, dedicated service, and education, training and awareness-raising. Seven Grand Prix laureates (each of whom will receive €10,000) and the Public Choice Award winner, chosen from among this year’s winning projects, will be announced during the … [Read more...]

Apply for 2018 European Youth Award!

Deadline: 15 July 2018 Applications are open for 2018 European Youth Award that is a pan-European contest to motivate young people, social entrepreneurs, and start-ups to produce digital projects that  will have an impact on society. It demonstrates their potential to create innovative solutions with Internet and Mobile technology addressing the goals defined by the Council of Europe and Europe 2020 as well as the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The annual winner’s event (EYA … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for iF Social Impact Prize!

Deadline: 6 June 2018 Nominations are open for iF Social Impact Prize with an aim to publish and support projects that contribute to our society. Applicants are welcome to submit all projects that contribute to solving the most urgent challenges of our time and help to improve conditions – their CSR projects or their active support for a specific aspect of society. Categories End poverty: Since 1990, extreme poverty rates have been cut by 50%. But one in five people in developing … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Persons Case Awards 2018– Celebrating Gender Equality Advocates

Deadline: 4 July 2018 Status of Women Canada is seeking applications for its Persons Case Awards 2018 to recognize Canadians, including youth, who have made outstanding contributions to the advancement of gender equality. Gender equality depends on all people – regardless of gender – being empowered with opportunities to participate fully in democratic and public life, to attain economic security, and to live free of violence. The Government of Canada is firmly committed to achieving … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2018 Resilient Australia Awards!

Deadline: 31 May 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the 2018 Resilient Australia Awards to recognise individuals, groups, or organisations that demonstrate excellence and innovation in projects and initiatives that support communities to be better prepared and more disaster resilient. The Resilient Australia Awards is proudly sponsored by the Australian Government in conjunction with the states and territories. The 2018 Resilient Australia Awards program is being managed by the … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2018 Roddenberry Prize!

Deadline: 12 July 2018 Applications are open for 2018 Roddenberry Prize that will be awarded to organizations focused on four issue areas ranked in the top 10 among Project Drawdown’s top solutions for global warming: food waste, plant-rich diets, girls’ education, women’s rights Project Drawdown’s analysis indicates that access to quality education coupled with gender equity, food waste reduction, and plant-rich diet have the greatest potential to slow the pace of global … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Inspiring Science Award!

Deadline: 11 June 2018 Nature Research in partnership with the Estée Lauder Companies is seeking applications for its 'Inspiring Science Award' to celebrate an outstanding early career researcher who self-identifies as female, who has made an exceptional contribution to scientific discovery and the literature, sometimes in spite of resources, location or language skills, and exhibits the potential for developing and leading an independent research group. Nature Research has always strived to … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Innovating Science Award 2018!

Deadline: 11 June 2018 Nature Research in partnership with the Estée Lauder Companies is seeking applications for its 'Innovating Science Award 2018' to encourage girls or young women to engage with STEM subjects. The Innovating Science Award is an annual award for an individual or a group from across academia, education, organisations and corporate entities who have set up or run grassroots initiatives that support girls and young women to study, engage with and enjoy STEM subjects. Nature … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations: Women Transforming India Awards

Deadline: 30 June 2018 Nominations are open for Women Transforming India Awards that is launched by NITI Aayog and the United Nations in India, in collaboration with DICE Districts. The award invites stories of exceptional women entrepreneurs, who are breaking the glass ceiling and challenging stereotypes through businesses, enterprises and initiatives that provide: Innovative solutions to address some key development challenges and/or, Impacted lives of communities. Achieving … [Read more...]

Apply for Gen2Gen Encore Prize!

Deadline: 25 May 2018 Applications are open for Gen2Gen Encore Prize for individuals of any age or organizations with innovative solutions that utilize experienced talent to serve youth, in conjunction with their Generation to Generation campaign to mobilize adults 50+ to help young people thrive. The Encore Prize is open to ventures from all sectors (nonprofit, government, for profit). Individuals with a creative idea are encouraged to apply. The Prize is open to people of all ages and … [Read more...]

Sunhak Peace Prize 2019: Making the World Better for Future Generations

Deadline: 31 May 2018 Nominations are open for Sunhak Peace Prize 2019 which was established in order to help resolve worldwide suffering, conflict, poverty and threats to the environment by promoting a comprehensive, future-oriented vision of peace. Based on the Founder's vision of One Family Under God, the Sunhak Peace Prize will encourage all people to dedicate themselves to peace, choosing dialogue and cooperation over conflict and competition. The Sunhak Peace Prize honors individuals … [Read more...]